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Nigeria: Bauchi, Katsina for Shema Cup Final

| July 9, 2013 More

Defending champions, Bauchi and host state Katsina will today at the Katsina Township stadium lock horns to decide the winner of this year’s YSFON organized 3rd edition of Governor Ibrahim Shehu Shema U-17 Boys Soccer tournament.

To get to the final, Bauchi state defeated Kebbi State 4-3 on penalties after their match ended 0-0 at regulation time while Katsina walloped Federal Capital Territory (FCT) 4-0 in a one sided encounter in the second semi- final match decided at the same venue.

Meanwhile, the National President of Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON) Nasiru Gawuna has commended all the participating teams for exhibiting the spirit of sportsmanship throughout the weeklong championship even as he expressed gratitude with the Governor of Katsina State, Alhaji Ibrahim Shehu Shema for his commitment towards grassroots football development.

He noted that the tournament which is expected to be declared closed by the Governor of Katsina state, assisted by members of his cabinet and top government officials has became an avenue to discover talents since its inception.

Category: Bauchi State News

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